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Kindness Week

Our middle school, with over 1800 students, is always looking for a way to encourage kind behavior.  To encourage our staff and student body to engage in kind behavior, we organized a "Kindness Week" in December.  We wore our "Be Kind...like Josh" (Josh Steven's Foundation shirts) one day.  We had students sign a "Kindness Pledge" at lunch and hung it up for the school to see.  We gave out free Kindness Grams that students were able to send to one another and we delivered… Read More »

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Sugar Cube Ice Castles

Sugar cube ice castles are a great winter activity! Students always want to build ice castles outside, and there is never enough snow - or else it is way too cold. We solve that problem by having a sugar cube ice castle contest. The contest is advertised for a week before a long weekend during the winter. Sometimes it has been part of our Snow Week events; other times it has just been a wintertime contest. Teams sign up to participate and can consist of 1 to 6 people. Teams pay a… Read More »

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Adopt-a-Highway Clean-up

For the past three years Hanalani Schools which is located in Mililani has been participating in the Adopt-a-highway program. Adopt-a-Highway is a public service program under the Department of Transportation for volunteers to pick up litter along Hawaii’s State highways. Recently our school cleaned along our 2 mile highway portion between Mililani and Wahiawa. It is such a great opportunity for our students to participate in helping prevent pollution and littering that potentially can… Read More »

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Leipsic High School
Leipsic, OH

Habitat Helpers. Chapter members spent a Saturday in July working on a house being built by Habitat for Humanity in their community. Members washed down walls in preparation for painting and cleaned the entire house.

St. Walter Elementary School
Blue Island, IL

Support for Developmentally Disabled Students. NJHS members spent two days this summer teaching and motivating students with developmental disabilities at the Blue Cap Center in their community. In addition to the personal interactions this summer, chapter members raised and donated $800 in support of the center. 

Strasburg High School
Strasburg, VA

New FCCLA Leader. Congratulations to NHS member Laura Taylor on being elected as the new National President of Family, Community, and Career Leaders of America (FCCLA). Ms. Taylor attended the organization’s National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, TX in early July and returned home with a national title to add to her resume. Best of luck to Laura as she undertakes this important new responsibility.

Upcoming
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Maine State Adviser Workshop
Augusta, ME, October 6 - October 6

The state adviser workshop will be at the MPA building in Augusta. See www.mpa.cc beginning in September for more details about the meeting.

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Missouri Association of National Honor Societies (MANHS) Leadership Training
Osage Beach, MO, October 7 - October 7

Attention NJHS and NHS officers, NJHS and NHS advisers, and school principals: This is an excellent opportunity for all chapter advisers to network with each other about a variety of topics and ask the Executive Board members clarifying questions about NHS/NJHS. Visit http://missourinhs.weebly.com/leadership-training.html for more information.

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Wisconsin Honor Society Conference
Wisconsin Dells, WI, October 26 - October 27

More information about Wisconsin's annual fall honor society conference will be posted in the fall.

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